|授業科目名||Seminar（Social Inequality in Japan）／Special Lecture（Social Inequality in Japan）|
|授業担当教員||ティン ティン トゥン|
|教員カナ氏名||ティン ティン トゥン|
|科目の目的・到達目標||This class will help you to
• critically analyze social inequality in Japan from historical, economic, legal, and political perspectives
• explore and understand social inequality experienced by various marginalized groups in Japan
• construct your own argument, using data/evidence appropriately
|授業の概要||この授業は、女性、少数民族グループ（部落、アイヌ、在日韓国人、LGBTQ +そして障害者の社会的不平等に焦点を当てています。 講義では、日本における社会的不平等 について多様な側面 （社会、法律、ジェンダー、性的指向性、 経済的）から分析し、それが社会と個人に及ぼす影響について検討します。 さらに社会的不平等における歴史的、政治的、制度的、経済的、そして社会文化的な文脈を探求します。
This course focuses on social inequality of various marginalized groups in Japan- women, ethnic minority groups (Buraku, Ainu, Zainichi Koreans), and people with disabilities, Hansen patients. This course explores various aspects of social inequality—economic, social, legal, ethnic, gender, and sexual orientation- in Japan and the consequences thereof for the society and the affected people. We examine the historical, political, institutional, economic, and sociocultural contexts for this inequality and how different actors—perpetrators, victims, the state and non-government organizations—have and are responding to the manifest challenges.
|授業計画||The class will be mainly conducted in a student-centred, participatory style. In order to be able to have active participation in class discussion, (1) you will need to read and prepare assigned readings before coming to class (2) you will exchange your views and your understanding of the readings with your classmates and the instructor in class discussion. To gain a deeper understanding of social inequality in Japan, you will do fieldwork and research.
Week 1: Introduction: Overview of the course
Week 2: Defining Prejudice and Discrimination
Week 3: Gender Inequality at Work
Week 4: Sexual Harassment
Week 5: Poverty in Japan: Single Mothers
Week 6: Buraku Discrimination
Week 7 & 8: Field Work Presentation
Week 9: Zainichi Koreans
Week 10: Ainu Discrimination
Week 11: Disability in Japan
Week 12: Hansen Patients
Week 13: & 14: Research Presentations
|評価方法||Reading assignments (25%), participation in discussion (15%), fieldwork (20%), research & presentation (35%), reflection paper (5%)|
|テキスト・参考文献等||No textbook required.|
Students are required to read and prepare weekly reading assignments. Students will need to do the following for each class.
(1) For each topic, you can also choose your own reading. Readings should provide enough information or analysis of the issue.
(2) Each student will present what they read and discuss their analysis/observation of the issue.
In your presentation include:
• The main points of reading
• Point of views expressed in the reading
• Your own analysis of the reading.
• Discussion question (s) you want to discuss in group discussion.
(3) Upload your readings (URLs) on manaba before the class.
You will need to carry out one fieldwork with a partner. You are required to interview at least 5 people regarding social inequality in Japan and give a presentation of your fieldwork in class.
(3)Research & Reflection Paper
You are required to carry out a research project and give a presentation on your research at the end of the term. Your fieldwork and your research project can be the same. You can choose a topic of your interest that is related to social inequality in Japan, do research, and give a 15-20 minutes presentation at the end of the term. You also need to write 300-500 (word) reflection on your research.